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Changes in wastewater treatment in regions of Europe, 1990–2012

Data Visualization Created 22 Feb 2017 Last modified 23 Mar 2017
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The numbers of countries are given in parentheses. Regional percentages have been weighted by country population. More information on methodology.

North: Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland

Central : Austria, Belgium, Denmark, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Ireland

Southern: Cyprus, Greece, France, Italy, Malta, Spain and Portugal

East: Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary , Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia

South Eastern: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Turkey

West Balkan: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Serbia


Data sources

Resident population connected to wastewater collection and treatment systems reported to the "OECD/Eurostat Joint Questionnaire - Inland Waters-2012" provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)
Waterbase - UWWTD: Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive provided by European Environment Agency (EEA)

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Filed under: urban waste water
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